1. Turkey
  2. Istanbul
  3. Bosphorus Strait

Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with Dinner and Entertainment

Product ID: 48376
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Spend a delightful evening in Istanbul on a dinner cruise as you glide along the Bosphorus on a private yacht, taking in incredible scenery on the European and Asian sides of the city. Dine on fine Turkish food and wine and enjoy onboard entertainment.
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Duration: 4 hours
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  • Admire stunning views of Europe and Asia illuminated by night
  • Watch a performance of Romany and Anatolian folk dance and music
  • Experience elegant dining with delicious Turkish cuisine and unusual mezes
  • Enjoy unlimited local drinks, and complimentary wine, beer, or spirits
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You’ll be picked up at your central Istanbul hotel and transferred to the port, where you’ll board a private yacht for a cruise along the Bosphorus, the waterway that separates Europe and Asia. Its shores offer a delightful mixture of past and present, splendor and simple beauty.

During the 4-hour cruise you’ll pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace and then Ciragan Palace, refurbished in 1874 by Sultan Abdulaziz and now restored as a grand hotel. Overshadowing Istanbul’s traditional architecture is one of the world’s largest suspension bridges, the Bogazici Bridge, linking Europe and Asia.

Enjoy a delightful dinner on board, accompanied by a variety of drink selections and traditional entertainment.

Dinner Menu

Cold appetizers:
Shrimp cocktail; cold and smoked meat plate; selected cheese board; Ottoman-style appetizer plate (Sultan Spring Roll, Exotic Medallion)

Main dishes:
Grilled fish, chicken steak or meatballs

Seasonal salad

Dessert and fruit:
Selected Turkish dessert; or seasonal fresh fruits; or fresh fruit salad

Drink options:
1 – Unlimited soft drinks: fruit juice, tea, coffee (alcoholic beverages and imported drinks available for an extra charge on the boat)

2 – Unlimited local drinks: wines, beers, raki, spirits and soft drinks (imported drinks available for an extra charge on the boat)

At the end of the cruise you’ll be transferred back to your hotel. 
  • 4-hours cruise on the Bosphorus
  • Crew and fuel
  • Pick-up and drop off service (from European-side city center hotels)
  • Complimentary tea/coffee
  • Unlimited local drinks
  • All taxes (including VAT)
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks from the bar onboard
  • Imported drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

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Important information
Know before you go
Unless canceled by the vessel's captain due to weather conditions, mechanical problems, or other factors, cruises take place rain or shine.

The tour supplier reserves the right to add, withdraw, substitute, and/or vary advertised routes, prices, departure times, yachts, and locations without notice if considered necessary for the safety and welfare of the vessel, its passengers, and crew. Occasionally a similar yacht of the same or higher standard may be substituted. However, reasonable effort will be made to maintain arrangements.

Cancellation Policy:
More than 7 days before the cruise, 20 per cent of the total amount is charged
0-7 days before the cruise, 100 per cent of the total amount is charged
No refund is available for a partially used or unused service

From £38.58 per person

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Product ID: 48376